Pipe Organ Database

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Noack (Opus 10, 1962)

Originally Edwin Lafayette [E. L.] Holbrook (1852)
Exhibited in the 1981 OHS convention

Location:

United Methodist Church
14 Center Drive
Orrington, ME 04474 US
Organ ID: 7604

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on August 31, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 937 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 15 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 03, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Doors enclosing keydesk have been removed. Pedal 16' Double Open Diap Sub Bass is still 25 pipes even though the replacement pedalboard is 27-notes. Some of the carved ornaments on the top, center section of the case are now missing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. L. Holbrook (1852).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1981

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuild. Wind system altered. Fifteenth, Mixture (replaced a missing TF reed stop), Cornett II, and some trebles are new pipes. TC Hautboy 8 removed. Compass 56/25.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
(Stoplist: Schnute 1997, alt.): Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case after 1962 Noack restoration: Photograph from an archival source: 1981 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1981

Holbrook nameplate: Photograph from an archival source: 1981 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1981

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